13 destinations to explore in Uttarakhand
It is often referred to as the "Devabhumi" (Land of the Gods) due to numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas.
Almora, a picturesque district in the Kumaun region, East of Uttarakhand in India, with a breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayas, summons tourists worldwide to its alluring grandeur of natural beauty.
Situated at the confluence of rivers Saryu, Gomti and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar; also revered as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, the redeemer of all sins. this land of Lord Shankar is of great religious, historic and political significance.
Chamoli hosts a variety of destinations of pilgrim and tourists' interest. Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, Valley of Flowers and Auli. Chamoli also happened to be a birthplace of "Chipko movement"- the first forest conservation movement of India.
Champawat is valued in uttarakhand as the place of origin of culture and religion in uttarakhand region. The champawat land is considered to be the home of naga and kinnar described in hindu mythology. The region was ruled by khash kings in past. Historical pillars, monuments, manuscripts, archeological collections and folklores of the region are the evidences to its historical importance. The manuscripts make it clear that katyur dynasty ruled the region in the past.
Nested in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India and is recently declared as the Provisional Capital of newly created Uttaranchal (Now Uttarakhand)
A district with religious importance and As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Uttarakhand
Dotted with lakes, Nainital has earned the name of "Lake District" of India.
Located partly in the Gangetic plain and partly in the northern Himalayas.
Pithoragarh district is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow-capped peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers, and springs. The flora and fauna of the area have rich ecological diversity.
Tehri Garhwal is on of the sacred hilly districts of Uttarakhand State. Before the creation of universe, Lord Brahma is said to have meditated on this sacred land.
Udham Singh Nagar District is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India having Rudrapur as the district headquarters
Map of destinations in Uttarakhand